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What are the benefits of lecithin?

Lecithin is a fat-like substance found in all of your cells. In Greek, lecithin translates to “yolk.” Interestingly, it’s primarily found in egg yolk. It has a lot of benefits for your body, as the following shows:


  • Brain

    • improves memory

    • helps with ADHD

    • helps with tics

    • helps with tremors

  • Hair and skin

    • improves the structure of the hair

    • helps prevent acne and psoriasis

  • Liver

    • increases bile

    • reverses fatty liver

  • Fertility

    • Increases sperm count

    • Increases fertility in men and women

  • Improves respiratory system (including lungs)

  • Improves cardiovascular function

  • Reduces inflammation throughout the body

  • Reduces the risk of gallstones by increasing bile

  • Prevents bacterial overgrowth in SIBO

How to consume it

If you get it in a supplement form, follow the directions on the label for the proper dosage.

Where to get it

One egg contains 3,362 mg of lecithin, 2.5 oz of beef contains 466 mg, half a cup of cauliflower contains 107 mg, and 1 oz of peanuts contains 105 mg of lecithin.

Organ meats also provide a good amount of lecithin. Lecithin is common in baking products, chocolate and other ingredients.

You can get lecithin as a supplement from a health food store. You can also order it online.

Last updated: Jul 17, 2023 14:41 PM